Lbelle78 Posted March 3, 2017 Share Posted March 3, 2017 Hello everyone. I never thought I would need to seek this type of forum out, but am glad it is here. I am a 38 year old nonsmoker, mother of 2 young children. I recently had a bad bout with the flu and could not regain my strength. I was taken to the ER with severe fatigue, no cough, back pain and low grade fever. They did a chest x ray and diagnosed as pneumonia, however the doctor said it was an atypical presentation in the upper right lobe of my lung. I stayed a few days in the hospital and they did a follow up chest x ray to monitor my progress. I was concerned when the doctor then ordered a CT scan. They came in later and stated that this was a very unusual, concerning result and looked to possibly be a large nodule or mass and the density and location could indicate cancer. They were hoping to get me in Monday to see a pulmonologist, but now I have to wait several weeks to get in unless there is a cancellation. I was just released from the hospital today, so I am still very weak. I am more than terrified at this point. The doctor stated that a bronchoscopy would probably be necessary. I have never had a major health issue, so I'm not dealing well with this. Help!! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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